Horsemeat found in N Ireland

The Food Standards Agency tested meat being stored in a factory in Northern Ireland and found 80% horsemeat in two of the samples. The meat has not entered the food chain.

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Irish authorities liaise with Polish officials over imported meat

An investigation led by the Department of Agriculture has shown, that raw material known to contain traces of horsemeat at two Irish food processing plants, was labelled as a Polish import.

Irish authorities are liaising with Polish officials over the source of the contamination.

Traces were found at Rangeland Foods in Co Monaghan, owned by ABP Food Group.

The Group has lost contracts with:

  • Tesco
  • Aldi
  • Co-Operative Group
  • Burger King

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